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Friday, December 28, 2012

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-28-2012

Toledo News-Bee, December 28, 1912:

According to Tinker, while playing Brooklyn Evers narrowly escaped being beaned by one of Rucker’s fast ones.

“Gee, Nap nearly scattered Johnny’s brains all over the whole infield,” gasped Chance, who was on the bench.

“I wish he had,” remarked [Heinie] Zimmerman. “I would tear out there and get a handful for emergencies.”

Heinie Zimmerman: The greatest zombie ballplayer of all time.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: December 28, 2012 at 06:07 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dugout, heinie zimmerman, history

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   1. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: December 28, 2012 at 06:11 AM (#4333495)
Heckuva pitching staff on today's Birthday Team.

C: Einar Diaz
1B: John Milner
2B: Tony Daniels
3B/Manager: Ray Knight
SS: Bill Hall
LF: Benny Agbayani
CF: Wattie Holm
RF: Melvin Nieves

SP: Ted Lyons
SP: Tommy Bridges
SP: Spaceman Bill Lee
SP: Zane Smith
SP: Pete Henning
RP: B.J. Ryan

Defensive Replacement: Aurelio Rodriguez
Cool Name: Count Sensenderfer
Not that one: Mel Stottlemyre
   2. Der-K should've known better than to fly on AA. Posted: December 28, 2012 at 04:07 PM (#4333851)
saito to rakuten. mike gonzalez to milwaukee (good add).

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